In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In 1905 itself it was not so much the urban disorders as the peasant risings which most alarmed the government.
- Jacobite risings took place in 1715 and 1745, though both were defeated.
- A famine in that year caused further risings by the peasants against the communists.
- In the spring of 1648 a series of uncoordinated risings heralded the second civil war.
- The risings were brutally suppressed, with massive military reinforcements from England
- A combination of bad timing, bad weather, betrayal and confusion led to the defeat of the rising.
- Both risings were put down later in the summer, the royal forces being augmented by foreign mercenaries gathered for war against the Scots.
2(movement)subida femininethe rising of the sun — la salida del sol
1(moving upwards)(tide/level) crecientethe rising sun — el sol naciente
- The rising waters can also displace poisonous snakes and make mosquito populations explode.
- He raised the issue of climate change, including rising temperatures, as a result of the destruction of forests.
- Panting, he placed his hand on his rising chest.
- Elea paused, shading her eyes against the rising sun.
- Both turned their attention back to the rising sun.
- Desperate digging against the rising water level managed to salvage a tiny fraction of its priceless mosaics, now displayed in Gaziantep museum.
- However, already irritated by the heat, there is only rising tension between the people in the room, particularly between Tom and Jay.
- As the rate of rising sea level gradually slowed, rivers began to build deltas from retreating shorelines into the encroaching seas.
- The rising sea level will only be partly offset by geological changes in the crust of the earth, which are pushing up parts of the island's land mass.
- Her face was flushed from both the wine her and rising temper.
- The French guy beside me has covered himself with a blanket to block out the rising sun.
- Alas, they're in serious trouble, threatened by everything from ship traffic to rising sea temperatures.
- My army appeared upon the hill with the rising sun.
- The bright rays of the rising sun filtered through a stained glass window at the room's far end, revealing the large amounts of dust which drifted about.
- The costs associated with risk were stunningly apparent to the young girl, as curious people wandering out to the beach were swept away by the rising tide.
- Mason was yelling louder than before now, he must have realized the danger of the rising water level as the river became more ferocious.
- Leaning both hands on the table, Olivia takes a deep breath to control her rising temper.
- Despite the rising temperature in the room, Nicholas's arm never left her waist as he guided her through the crowd of people.
- The soldier's gleaming sword shone in the rising sun.
2(increasing)(number/rate) creciente(prices/interest rates) en alza(interest rates/prices) en aumento(temperature/pressure) creciente(pressure/temperature) en aumento(fears/tension) creciente(tension/fears) cada vez mayorthe country is faced with rising unemployment/violence — el país se ve enfrentado a cifras de desempleo cada vez más altas/a una escalada de violencia
3(advancing)(figure/star) nuevoshe's one of the rising stars on the left — es una de las nuevas promesas / uno de los valores en alza de la izquierda
- They seek to define the rising generation of artists, who, it is presumed, will shape the next chapter in contemporary art.
- We need particularly to enhance our membership among the rising generation of members - those under age 40.
- There's a rising generation of playwrights who have been very fortunate to teach and who are starting to have impact.
4(sloping)(ground) en pendiente
1he's rising 40 and still single — raya en los cuarenta y sigue soltero
- the school accepts (the) rising fives — el colegio admite a los niños que están por cumplir los cinco años
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